Some people just don't like music, scientists find
By Mary Beth O'Leary | Posted on 6 March 2014
It is often said that music is a universal language. However, a new report in the Cell Press journal Current Biology finds that music doesn't speak to everyone. There are people who are perfectly able to experience pleasure in other ways who simply don't get music in the way the rest of us do.
The researchers refer to this newly described condition as specific musical anhedonia — in other words, the specific inability to experience pleasure from music. ...